5th and 6th Grade

Unit 1: We Answer God’s Call

Chapter 1: Revelation and Response      What Catholics Believe 
God invites us to respond to him with total trust. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Maintenance Staff

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Chapter 2: Sacrifice and Promise      How Catholics Worship 
God sacrificed his own Son to set us free from sin. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Altar Servers

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Chapter 3: Covenant and Commitment      How Catholics Live 
In response to God’s faithfulness, we must be truthful, dependable, and committed to our faith. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Legislative Advocacy Groups

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Chapter 4: Piety and Prayer      How Catholics Pray 
We must love God above all else and remain focused on his will. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Parish Youth Group

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Unit 2: God Saves and Delivers Us

Chapter 5:  Slavery and Deliverance      What Catholics Believe
God continues to act in today’s world to deliver us from enslavement. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Support Groups

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Chapter 6: Passover and the Eucharist Celebration      How Catholics Worship 
Jesus is the Paschal Lamb who saved us from death. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

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Chapter 7:  Commandment and Fulfillment      How Catholics Live 
The Ten Commandments tell us how to live as covenant people. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Employment Assistance Programs

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Chapter 8: Our Journey and God’s Presence      How Catholics Pray 
With the Catholic community, we journey toward God’s kingdom. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • RCIA Catechists

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Unit 3: God Invites Us Into the Kingdom

Chapter 9: Our Land and God’s Kingdom      What Catholics Believe 
God gives every person in the Church a mission. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Social Outreach Ministry

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Chapter 10: The Ark and the Temple      How Catholics Worship 
Some Catholic rituals are rooted in ancient Jewish rituals. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Catechetical Ministry

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Chapter 11: David’s Sin and the Story of the Fall      How Catholics Live 
God’s capacity to forgive our sins is unfailing. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Pastoral Council

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Chapter 12:  Psalms of Praise and Works of Wonder      How Catholics Pray 
Psalms are a powerful and important part of the Church’s prayer life. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Music Ministry

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Unit 4: God Reminds Us to Do His Will

Chapter  13: Disobedience and Guidance      What Catholics Believe 
Jesus Christ is our priest, prophet, and king. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Poverty Relief Ministries

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Chapter 14: Exile and Remembrance      How Catholics Worship
Jesus constantly offers us saving grace through the sacraments. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Lectors

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Chapter 15: Hope and Faithfulness      How Catholics Live 
The precepts of the Church help us live as God’s people. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Apologetics

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Chapter 16: Trust and Prayer      How Catholics Pray 
Before we can pray, we must trust that God will hear our prayers. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Respect life

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Unit 5: God Promises Us Everlasting Life

Chapter 17: A New Life and a Coming Messiah      What Catholics Believe 
The resurrection of the body after death is revealed in the Old Testament. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Confirmation Sponsors

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Chapter 18: Baptism and Repentance      How Catholics Worship 
Baptism and Reconciliation help us live as Jesus’ followers. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Godparents

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Chapter 19: Christians and the Reign of God      How Catholics Live 
We build God’s kingdom by bearing witness to the dignity of all people. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Ministries of Comfort

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Chapter 20: Hope for the Ages      How Catholics Pray 
Jesus taught us to call God “Father” when we pray. 
Faith in Action • Parish Ministry • Prayer intercessor Groups

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